Thucydides (2.100.3) mentions Atalante, south of Gortynia. Stephanus of Byzantium, Allante, a city of Arcadia and Macedonia. Allantenses are reported among the list of peoples by Plinius (HN 4.53). In the lists of Delphian theorodokoi (230-220 BC), after Ichnae and before Thessalonica, the inscription reads: , In Allanteion, Andronikos and Dikaios sons of Chionides. In a Roman-era inscription found, east of Pella, the city of Allanteans , honours diefied Roman Emperos. Atalantaioi are also mentioned near to Edessaioi and Europaioi in a dedicatory inscription from Argos.